Was a preschool/kindergarten teacher, got fired for absolutely no discernible reason, and now am not quite sure what I am except at sea with all of this free (unemployed) time. Hatchie matchie!
Looooove Gorey. My very first email address at the age of 15 or so was "thedoubtfulguest." I have almost all of the books, and had both a poster and a shirt (sadly, both lost) of the Tinies. Wish I still had the poster - it's not the type of thing one expects a chick with a dual master's degree in education to have up on her walls!
@Craftastrophies Yes, it is (sorry Guy DeBr0'd, but I think you're confusing the "No Poo" movement and the actual product, by one of the women who started the movement for curly-haired chicks about a decade ago). Here's a link to it, from the website I used to buy Deva products off of: http://www.aveyou.com/devacurlno-poo12floz.aspx
@Ellie Good luck! I'll be interested to hear in the results on a straight-haired lady. The only people I know who use Deva are chicks like myself with super duper curly hair. I can only imagine how greasy the No-Poo would make straight hair look when it made mine look terrible and lank!
@Ellie I've been a Deva user for about 6 years now, on and off. Lots of people swear by the No Poo but I just can't stand it. It stinks, it makes my scalp itch, and it weighs my otherwise unsinkable curls down. What I have done with MUCH more success is to just use the conditioner as a cleanser also. You can YouTube the DevaCurl method but the quick version I do is to just pour some on my fingertips, give my scalp a thorough massage, and work more into my hair, combing the tangles out with my fingers. I then put it up in a clip, rinse it out at the end of my shower, flip my hair upside down, scrunch the water out with a towel (microfibers really do work better for this) and put in my gel. It air-dries and I'm good to go. tl;dr - skip the No Poo, it sucks.
Also, my soul friggin' winces every time a grown adult uses the word "funner."
Okay, so I have been a faithful 'Pin reader for several months but it was this very thread that finally prompted me to register. This link has been a gift from above. I have been knitting for 6 years but have never progressed beyond scarves (I am extremely prolific at knitting scarves). Penguins have been my life's obsession since the age of 8. Day-glo penguin sweaters here I come.
P.S. Um, can anyone translate that pattern into something a little more comprehensible for the Queen of Scarves?